Koran

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(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals djinni , djinny , genie , jinnee , jinni
(Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran Had crime
(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran hadith , Sunna , Sunnah
endeavor of a Moslem scholar to derive a rule of divine law from the Koran and Hadith without relying on the views of other scholars; by the end of the 10th century theologians decided that debate on such matters would be closed and Muslim theology and la ijtihad
monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran Islam , Islamism , Mohammedanism , Muhammadanism , Muslimism
code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed Islamic law , sharia , shariah , shariah law , sharia law
fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life Islamism
militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the wor Salafi movement , Salafism
one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran sura
(Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way Tazir crime
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